Monthly Archives: April 2012

Can Water Quality Affect Solenoids?

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I have a friend who lives in Quinns Rocks and is on a shared bore. In the last year we have replaced 3 solenoid coils on the same valve because they have corroded and become stuck open. I haven’t seen this happen before, but it seems that the minerals in the water (or perhaps the […]

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Reticulation in Two Rocks

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  If you live in Two Rocks then you’d know that it didn’t get its name for no good reason. There are plenty of rocks around up there and it makes digging trenches a hell of a challenge. If you are planning on some DIY retic then I’d suggest you consider hiring a Groundhog Trench […]

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Preparing The Ground for Turf

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You can lay turf on ‘dirt’ but we don’t recommend it. Usually it is best to get a bobcat in and excavate the dirt and replace it with decent soil. At least 20-4ml will give your turf a good start and it is also a lot easier to screed than dirt and rubble. If you’re […]

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Reticulation and Turf in Quinns Rocks

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Last week we did a complete revamp of a front and back yard in Quinns Rocks. Here are some images of the retic and turf going in. It was Sir Walter Buffalo.   Solenoids     Trenching the easy way       laying pvc Sir Walter Turf   Compacting to complete the job  

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